Suicide rates in the United States have risen sharply since the economic crisis took hold in 2007 and political leaders should do more to protect Americans' mental health during tough times, researchers said on Monday.
More than 350 million people suffer from depression globally, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, ahead of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday.
Canada announced Wednesday it was disbursing CA$19.4 million in aid for 14 poorer countries to treat mental health disorders.
When it comes to depression, it matters whether you are a man or woman, young or old.
Management consultants say 60 percent of senior executives experience high stress and anxiety on a regular basis, and a thriving industry of motivational speakers teaches business leaders how to manage their corrosive burden of stress. But just how uneasy lies the head that wears the crown?
A National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) research team has discovered that rapamycin, an autophagy activator drug, may be used to alleviate frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), one of the main causes of dementia.
Indian generics giant Cipla says it has scored a "landmark" court win in a patent challenge launched by Switzerland's Roche Holding over the Mumbai firm's version of a lung-cancer drug.
An Alzheimer's treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help in mild cases of the mind-robbing condition that is notoriously difficult to treat.
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has made a breakthrough in cardiac repair, which may be a promising cure for ailing hearts.
Those who suffer Internet addiction are very apt to commit violent assaults, as there are signs showing that the 24-year-old suspected gunman who killed 12 and injured 58 in the recent U.S. cinema massacre is a netaholic, according to Ko Hui-chen, chairperson of the Taiwanese Psychological Association and vice president of Asia University.